Occupational skills achievement awards (OSA) are locally approved sequences of credit courses designed to provide entry level employment skills or industry certifications in an abbreviated timeframe.
- Degree Type: None awarded
- No courses available online
- Welding OSA offered on Athens campus
- TSI: not required
- Capstone course:WLDG-2551 Advanced Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW)
The welding OSA is designed for specific training in shielded metal arc GTAW or pipe welding. This program leads to the Welding Certificate.
Students may enter the welding certificate during the spring or summer semester of each year.
There is no special selection criteria for the welding certificate program.
The day program is block scheduled on the Athens and Palestine campus from 7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday. The evening program is blocked scheduled on the Athens campus from 5:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. Monday and Wednesday; Palestine campus from 5:00 p.m. – 10:30 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday. The summer one program is blocked scheduled on the Athens and Palestine campus from 7:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Monday through Thursday.